Director of Academic Advising

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601020 Position Category: Director Div/Dpt AD Job Title: Director of Academic Advising Position Code: 00193X Position Type: Staff Department: Enrollment Management Nature of Work: The Director of Advising reports directly to the Executive Director of Student Success and provides day-to-day leadership to Success Coaches. The Director will oversee the daily operations of the advising team including establishing processes and programming, supporting new initiatives, budget oversight, and facilitating both external and internal communication channels. The Director will serve as the first point of contact for questions, cases, and student events that escalate beyond the success coaches' defined parameters and/or training. The Director will be the liaison between the success coaches and other enrollment management leaders, Chairs, and Deans as appropriate.

The Director of Advising will facilitate the management of advising and registration processes, analyze appropriate data to assess the effectiveness of advising strategies and processes as well as facilitate the implementation of innovative methods to promote communication and proactive connections with students. Additionally, the Director will promote and facilitate relationships between success coaches and members of academic affairs, enrollment management teams, faculty members, and other members of the enrollment management team to ensure strong communication channels and promotion of an integrated student success model. Training and Experience: INTERNAL APPLICANTS WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

-Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years' experience in higher education with 3 or more years' experience in advising/student success.
-Minimum of three years' experience working within higher education serving student populations.
-Demonstrated ability to design and implement systems necessary to collect, maintain, and analyze data.
-Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with key stakeholders (internal and external) to foster the spirit of engagement.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Ability to balance multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously.
-Must be student-centric and customer service oriented. Testing Requirements:Illustrative Examples of Work: The Director of Advising is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of Success Coaches. Duties include, but are not limited to:

-Stay abreast of best practices in advising and advising theories.
-Serve as the university representative for the Board of Regents' Academic Advising Committee .
-Serve as the first point of contact for questions, cases, and student events that escalate beyond the success coaches' parameters and/or training.
-Serve as the liaison between the success coaches the Registrar and academic chairs and deans, as appropriate.
-Promote and facilitate relationships between success coaches and members of academic affairs, enrollment management teams, faculty members, and other members of CESF.
-Manage success coach time off request and required Title III reporting.
-Data analysis and assessment of success coach processes to determine effectiveness and suggest adjustments as needed.
-Implementation and training when new processes, methodologies, or innovations are introduced to enhance the success coaches' ability to promote student success.
-Provide training to new success coaches to ensure a smooth transition into the role.
-Facilitate the effective recruitment, selection, development, and evaluation of success coach staff, including student-workers, as appropriate to support the advising unit.
-Assist in developing and promoting a student-centric culture that is focused on collaboration, contribution, excellent customer service, and a passion for student success.
-Manage time off request and required Title III documentation in regards to personnel, as well as periodic evaluations of Success Coach performance.
-Perform other job-related duties as assigned. Posting Date: 06-18-2019 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1.0 Special Instructions to Applicants: This position requires a background check. Funding Source: General Operating (State) Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: none Fringe Benefits: Yes Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Physical DemandsFacts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, K Building, Suite 111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents:Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application Quicklink for Posting: www.albanystatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51693 function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;}

 

 

 

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Posted: 6/19/2019
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